Balasore: A 13-year-old girl from West Bengal was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by five youths in Odisha’s Balasore district, said police on Saturday.
The incident occurred in Bhogarai block.
The matter came to light after the resident of the Bhogarai spotted the girl lying in an unconscious state on Saturday morning.
The girl has been admitted to a nearby hospital.
Meanwhile, the police reached the hospital and recorded the statement of the girl.
According to police, five youths lured the girl and drugged her.
When she fell unconscious, they took her to an isolated place where they took turns to rape her. Later, the youths dumped the girl on the roadside and fled the spot.
After registering a case, police have launched a manhunt to nab the suspects.